Thales Alenia Space architects design and deliver high technology solutions for telecommunications, navigation, Earth observation, environmental management, exploration, science and orbital infrastructures.
Governments and private industry alike count on Thales Alenia Space to design satellite-based systems that provide anytime, anywhere connections and positioning, monitor our planet, enhance management of its resources, and explore our Solar System and beyond. Thales Alenia Space sees space as a new horizon, helping to build a better, more sustainable life on Earth.
Thales Alenia Space delivered the current THOR-6 satellite, operated by Telenor Satellite Broadcasting, which was launched in October 2009. It carries equipment offering both TV- and telecommunication services in the Nordic & Baltics, East & Central Europe and the Middle East. Thales Alenia Space is a close partner of the European Space Agency (ESA) and a major contributor to the International Space Station (ISS) and the future Lunar Gateway. Norwegians around the globe use our technology regularly, whether they use the Galileo navigation satellites or the Iridium NEXT satellite communication network.